This is possibly the most distressing problem to experience for both you and your dog. Dog Separation Anxiety manifests in many ways depending on the personality of your dog. For example, the dog chewing furniture, defecating and/or urinating in the home, the dog barking, howling, whining, and in some cases self harming.
Dog Separation Anxiety is something that I experienced with my first dog Fred, so I can sympathise with anyone going through it.
From a human perspective it is hard not to take it personally when you find your house destroyed on returning home from work or even popping to the shops, but let me assure you, your dog chewing your expensive items or your dog urinating or defecating is not done to punish you. It is all down to coping with the stress or losing you. It is heartbreaking to realise the level of stress your dog goes through when you leave them.
In fact the chewing action releases a natural endorphin which helps them deal with the stress, similar to some people chewing their nails when they are anxious.
So how do you solve your dogs separation anxiety? Relieve your dog of its leadership position so it can elect you leader of the pack, therefore, when they no longer feel responsible for you, you can come and go as you please.
Amichien Bonding will help with this problem and all other non-medical dog behaviour problems, you can succeed with this communication method in the privacy of your own home. Amichien Bonding can help with reading body language, teaching your dog good manners, the ability to be able to communicate effectively, becoming your dogs best friend and the general nature of your dog.
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